Angela Addison, Fisheries Biologist, North Coast Skeena First Nation Stewardship Society, Prince Rupert, B.C.
Angela grew up in Prince Rupert and has worked in the fields of fisheries biology and management with First Nations, commercial and recreational fisheries on the North Coast since the year 2000. Angela holds a BSc degree in Global Resource Systems from the Faculty of Land, Food and Community at UBC and a technical diploma in Coastal Integrated Resource Management from NWCC.
She has experience in planning and implementing fishery catch monitoring programs for stock assessment and management purposes as well as supporting First Nations commercial fisheries and parallel community development projects. Having worked with Federal and Provincial agencies as well as First Nations Governments, stakeholder groups and other community interest groups, Angela enjoys finding commonalities and strengths that link resource user groups together to collaborate on creation of improvements in fisheries management.